A number of initiatives around the world have kicked off to help professional chefs prepare food more sustainably and use food that often goes to waste.
Chefs from around the world have come together to help solve the issue of food waste.
The UN says around one-third of the world’s food – just over one billion tonnes – is thrown away every year.
Now, in Malaysia, a special challenge is hoping to get restaurants to chop down on food that goes down the chute.
Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur.